Events Blogs

The 2022 Ventura County Fair is Here Big Time

Aug 03, 2022 / Visit Ventura

Fair Magic. Fall Under its Spell… Happy days – and nights – the Ventura County Fair is back. And in a big way. Beginning Wednesday, August 3rd, and running through Sunday, August 14th, nothing but the timeless poetry of summer Fair magic at Ventura’s 62-acre Seaside Park beside the sea. Carousel kisses, exhibits (art to... MORE

Inspirational Stories from Ventura’s Businesses

Jul 19, 2022 / Visit Ventura

  Here comes the Sun                                           Here comes the Sun and I say                                           It’s all right                                                                         – George Harrison  Celebrating a New Ventura Summer Here comes the Ventura summer sun, and this time around it feels especially good. Just a little bit sweeter. Just a little bit brighter. The way a friend’s hug now seems to... MORE

Ten Reasons to Come to Ventura’s Winter Wine Walk & Holiday Street Fair

Nov 03, 2021 / Visit Ventura

Ventura’s Winter Wine Walk & Holiday Street Fair is December 11th. Our town likes to keep things simple — and fun. It works like this — along Ventura’s downtown Main Street bands will play and elves will dance and over 80 tasting sites will pour wine, sparkling wine, and craft beer. Many of the pours... MORE

When ‘San Buenaventura’ became ‘Ventura’

Mar 30, 2017 / Visit Ventura

  The name for our city – ‘Ventura’ – is shorthand for the official ‘San Buenaventura.’ Dropping the five syllable label for the diminutive apparently came early in the city’s history. Spanish-era records often refer to the San Buenaventura River as the Ventura River, and the Spanish term for the local Chumash tribe, still in... MORE